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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 20, 2009 11:21am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

"passive suicide is still suicide"

so i'm halfway through my second cup of coffee and i'm wondering if maybe Lucifer himself isn't lined up in the queue at Property Titles to register a lien on my soul in anticipation of me crossing over the line to the dark side of self abuse with a third cup of coffee

if i buy fair trade coffee can i drink all i want knowing that Jesus can veto my fall from grace with the sacrifice exemption clause?

if i grind the beans and boil the water but then forget to drink the third cup am i saved or will my soul still be laid to waste for the sin that was already created in my thoughts and intention?

are doctors, lawyers and rock stars held to a higher standard than say, high voltage electricians, rodeo clowns and asbestos mine workers?

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Oct 20, 2009 11:27am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

huh?

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 20, 2009 11:50am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

"passive suicide is still suicide"

agreement in principal, i'm not sure of the parameters (what constitutes "passive"?)

disregard my lame attempt at satire

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Oct 20, 2009 12:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

oh :)

wasnt sure if you were serious or not - being a coffee drinker, i took offense - lol.

yeah, parameters are tough and can certainly be blurred, but heroin abuse (as alcohol in my case) are pretty much clearly on the preventable parameter perimeter (sorry for the alliteration)

:)

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 20, 2009 12:09pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

it's too late anyways, i'm already past my third cup :)

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Oct 20, 2009 12:37pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

ive had 5 today - i'll be knocking on the sarcophagus within moments :)

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 20, 2009 12:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

"sarcophagus", is that an anatomical term related to the study of bovinity?

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Oct 20, 2009 5:22pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

that would be a "cudophagus" - definitely a very holy term ;)

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Oct 20, 2009 1:24pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

Speaking of self abuse

http://www.break.com/index/drunkest-guy-ever-goes-for-more-beer.html#TellAFriendhttp://stats.break.com/invoke.txt

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Poster: skies Date: Oct 20, 2009 11:29am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

huh ?

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Poster: hippie64 Date: Oct 20, 2009 12:04pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

Don't forget to put the coffee grounds in your roses soil they love it. What would passive-aggressive suicide be ?

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 20, 2009 12:33pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

almost forgot about the roses (my other vice)

what a grate eulogy...it must have been the roses

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Poster: William Tell Date: Oct 20, 2009 12:52pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

With apologies to your rose garden and its fertilizer:

"A rose by any other name would still smell like bessie to Dire"

"Caught in the thorns of her sweet embrace...Dire did step lightly betwixt the scent of the flower and the pile of manure..."

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 20, 2009 1:12pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

holey cow!

seriously, are all of us committing some degree of self-destruction>suicide?

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Poster: William Tell Date: Oct 20, 2009 1:21pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

Hey MS--did you reply twice to this? I got two reply notices, but the other said "thread removed"...? Must've been Tito! Or bessie?

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 20, 2009 2:33pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

must have been the skies over Quebec..."That sounds like crazy disco fun, no? Ha!"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_--adcR-80

This post was modified by midnight sun on 2009-10-20 21:33:59

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Oct 21, 2009 12:20pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

That is funny

"our second class citizens"

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Poster: skies Date: Oct 21, 2009 7:05am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

This YouTube on Québec is fun , Midnight Sun . I have never been toQuébec myself ,but I thought they speak french there , or dont they anymore ? We ,the real French (from Paris of course) always found funny these accents from elsewhere ,especially québecois !I must add that Québecois ,in spite of their accent are truly fine and friendly people , deadheads from Québec being the most outstanding !

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 21, 2009 2:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

perhaps some background is in order

this is a satire staged by English speaking Canadians pretending to be French speaking Canadians trying to speak English

Quebec voters (the majority of which speak French) typically vote as a block during federal elections...the federal political party that forms power typically gives the province of Quebec more than its fair share of funding knowing that voters within Quebec can EASILY swing the next federal election one way or the other

the rest of Canada (the majority of which speak English and do not typically vote as a block) view Quebec as the "spoiled child", whom has gone as far as to threaten to leave the "family" if they don't get what they want ("separatists")

Quebecois feel that English Canada has run roughshod over their language and cultural rights in the past and have devised concepts such as "distinct society" and "sovereignty association" in an effort to protect French culture


of course, individuals are individuals and satires such as the one i linked are meant to aim at political attitudes

This post was modified by midnight sun on 2009-10-21 21:29:58

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Poster: skies Date: Oct 21, 2009 11:59am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

I have always regretted that our french kings didn't bother better to keep Québec ,MidnightSun .

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 21, 2009 11:05am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1-XbZL7Lns&;feature=related

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Oct 21, 2009 12:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/165186/?searchterm=canada

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 21, 2009 2:50pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

that linky no worky in Canada, unless that was your point :)

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Oct 21, 2009 3:06pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

really? You can't get South Park in Canada?

http://www.southparkstudios.com/

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Poster: midnight sun Date: Oct 21, 2009 3:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

that one works

more of a Simpsons fan myself, my kids (now adults) use to absorb ALL of those shows, i can only handle so much of the insanity

any suggestions?

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Oct 22, 2009 6:15am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

There are lots of funny clips on southparkstudios.com

Do a search on hippies or Canada or aliens or drugs

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Oct 21, 2009 3:21pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jerry Poll

Nor Michael Moore's "Canadian Bacon". Strange, but true...